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ORIGINATING CONTINENTAL REGION - Humanities

Field label
ORIGINATING CONTINENTAL REGION
Field mnemonic
ORCTR
Field name
  • Originating Continental Region
  • Région continentale d'origine
Field definition
This field indicates the name of the continental region or larger island group where the object originated.
Heading
ORIGIN/USE FIELDS
Comments
NOTE: This field has NOT been updated as part of the May 2010 Data Dictionary update. Priority for the Data Dictionary update was given to those fields that are required or strongly recommended for Artefacts Canada contribution. The Entry Rules for this field will be updated at a later date.
Entry rules
Enter the name in full. Attributed data should be followed by space "?". A semicolon and a space should separate multiple entries.
Data type
alpha-numeric string
Examples
  • Oceania
  • Polynesia ?
  • Arctic
  • Queen Charlotte Islands
  • Océanie
  • Polynésie ?
  • Arctique
  • Archipel des Iles de la Reine Charlotte
Discipline
  • Multidiscipline
Source
  • Ethnology Task Force
Field label (French)
REGION CONTINENTALE D'ORIGINE
Field mnemonic (French)
REGOR

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